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Learning to Sit With Uncertainty – My Brain’s Not Broken

Learning to Sit With Uncertainty – My Brain's Not Broken

Earlier this week I shared some news about adjusting to the fact that after almost a year I had to stop seeing my therapist. It’s a process I’m used to – in fact, this is the greatest achievement I’ve ever had with a therapist – but there is something familiar in this position. Whether I…

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Motivational Stories

Control, Chance, and How the Psychology of Poker Illuminates the Art of Thriving Through Uncertainty – Brain Pickings

The Biggest Bluff: Control, Chance, and How the Psychology of Poker Illuminates the Art of Thriving Through Uncertainty

Decades before Simone de Beauvoir contemplated how chance and choice converge to make us who we are from the fortunate platform of old age, the eighteen-year-old Sylvia Plath — who never reached that fortunate platform, her life felled by the same conspiracy of chance and choice — contemplated these indelible forces in the guise of…

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Mental Health

Student Minds Blog : Uncertainty Amidst Covid-19

An Open Letter to the Fresher

Caiyun shares her experiences in dealing with uncertainty during COVID-19 and their different manners. – Caiyun The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed our lifestyle in many ways. Students and teachers had to adjust to distant learning / teaching; People lost their jobs and had to apply for unemployment benefits; fresh graduates struggled to find a…

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